Virtual Art Hive @Agnes

Thursdays 13 January–17 March 2022
4­–5:30 pm

Calling all adults, drop-in for art and wellness

Since our first Virtual Art Hive @Agnes in April 2020, the program has grown to become an online community of care for creatives looking to connect and make art together. Each session we invite you to independently create while finding inspiration through weekly themes and the conversations you have. All levels of artistic experience are welcome.

You are welcome to work on existing projects or experiment and play by creating with your favourite materials. Participants often collage, knit, embroider, draw and paint. You may want to have some of the following materials close at hand:

● Printer paper
● Thick paper such as bond paper or recycled cardboard
● Pencil crayons or markers
● Fine tipped black marker
● Pencil and eraser
● Scissors and tape and glue stick

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Birks Family Foundation.


13 January: Harmony
20 January: Creativity
27 January: Play
3 February: Resilience
10 February: Nourishment
17 February: Care
24 February: Community
3 March: Representing your inner self
10 March: Transformation
17 March: Sustainable

Facilitator Biography

Harper Johnston, BA, B.Ed, MFA, DTATI has over thirty years of experience working as an arts educator with adults, adolescents and children. She is a professional art therapist, a play therapy intern and is currently completing the requisite hours to become a Registered Psychotherapist. Harper also worked in film for many years as a stills photographer and camera assistant. Her film work, primarily with the C.B.C. and the National Film Board, took her all over the world. Harper has received numerous arts council grants and her photography has been shown across the country. She also has work in the Canada Council’s Art Bank permanent collection. Harper is friendly and enthusiastic and is always happy when called upon to share her creative ideas and studio knowledge.

Harper has been facilitating Art Hive @Agnes since January 2019.

Image Credits

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